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UPDATED - Unscheduled Downtime - November 4th

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#41 - 2012-11-04 03:42:29 UTC  |  Edited by: xwolfi
Rocketfish wrote:
Two concepts:
Co Location
Instant Failover

I can understand downtime for the game server. But the webserver should be easily failover able

Well we can all give our little genius advice about how CCP should do this and that, but the problem is that they clearly don't have the need has for exemple (not as many client) and has more need than your sister's blog (much more clients). So they're stuck like that between using huge and complicated failover mechanics they would need once a year, and not doing anything at all.

We have the same problem every winter in Paris: we've got only like 5 snowplough for 12 millions inhabitants because we see snow once every two years... why would the city invest in an overkill setup ? But when like last year the snow falls during 7 days, then we're totally screwed and lost. No choice, it'll never improve unless we have a WoW-like userbase.
Fiona Gallagher
State Protectorate
Caldari State
#42 - 2012-11-04 03:42:31 UTC
Do i forsee any gifts CCP making us wait for that hour in half ??? extra skills points or free newbie stuff Twisted
Norrin Ellis
#43 - 2012-11-04 03:42:51 UTC
Because of [CCP] Falcon...
James Amril-Kesh
Amarr Empire
#44 - 2012-11-04 03:43:03 UTC
Andski wrote:
nortelslug wrote:

100% uptime HA costs HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of dollars, plus full hardware replacement in multiple datacenters at regular intervals + running a backup internet. For $200/month@400K players, it MIGHT be doable.

**** happens. Move on with your life and come back tomorrow. The world did not end.

A backup Internet?

Might as well just replace it with a strawberry for equivalent weight.

Enjoying the rain today? ;)

Surfin's PlunderBunny
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#45 - 2012-11-04 03:43:10 UTC
I wanted to log in because I was going to do something but now I forgot what it was Evil

"Little ginger moron" ~David Hasselhoff 

Want to see what Surf is training or how little isk Surf has?

Robyn Green
Genesis Corp
#46 - 2012-11-04 03:43:18 UTC
Mrs Doubtfire wrote:

Please eleborate.

How on earth would a single isolated hardware issue, be a problem to your servers? I would expect your systems to be redundant??

Last time one of their server blades caught fire and melted.
I have yet to hear of a story where fire and electronics mixed well.
Tyr Styrkar
Hellsing Arms Weapon Industrials
#47 - 2012-11-04 03:43:20 UTC
Yass Servers back up in 1 min!!
Goonswarm Federation
#48 - 2012-11-04 03:43:24 UTC
Elyi Gallente wrote:
Just hurry up we wanna play lol!!!!!!

Then go play LoL?

Twitter: @EVEAndski

"It's easy to speak for the silent majority. They rarely object to what you put into their mouths."    - Abrazzar

Remiel Pollard
Gallente Federation
#49 - 2012-11-04 03:43:27 UTC
rodyas wrote:
Is it Windows 8's fault?

This would explain a lot.

You guys aren't using cloud storage for EVE data, are you? That would be a BAD CCP.

“Some capsuleers claim that ECM is 'dishonorable' and 'unfair'. Jam those ones first, and kill them last.” - Jirai 'Fatal' Laitanen, Pithum Nullifier Training Manual c. YC104

Gil vanGorne
Solar Helix Independent Transport
#50 - 2012-11-04 03:43:37 UTC
Oh man!! I was looking forward to some birthday kills before hitting the pub.

Ah well, stuff happens!
#51 - 2012-11-04 03:43:46 UTC
1 minute and counting!!
Helena Russell Makanen
#52 - 2012-11-04 03:43:51 UTC  |  Edited by: Helena Russell Makanen
Status: Starting up (34 seconds)

Less than one second
Less than one second
Less than one second lol

"If a miner needs to go to the bathroom, for instance, I ask that they dock up first, or at the very least ask the Supreme Protector for permission to go."  -  James 315 - aka - the miner bumper

Xeromax Tadaruwa
Binary Fluidity
#53 - 2012-11-04 03:44:02 UTC
Just tried logging in...gave message Starting up (24 sec)
James Amril-Kesh
Amarr Empire
#54 - 2012-11-04 03:44:07 UTC
Fiona Gallagher wrote:
Do i forsee any gifts CCP making us wait for that hour in half ??? extra skills points or free newbie stuff Twisted

No, as far as I know this has never happened except for one case where the servers were down for over 3 days.

Enjoying the rain today? ;)

Tinja Soikutsu
Caldari State
#55 - 2012-11-04 03:44:08 UTC
Rojo Solette
Protogenoi Industries
#56 - 2012-11-04 03:44:15 UTC
I Love CCP keep up the good work Im sure your all doing your best to fix these. on another where can i get that qaufe?
Jeep Rubicon
Jeep Enterprise
#57 - 2012-11-04 03:45:03 UTC
Obviously this was caused by highsec mining. once again, those subscription paying hippies have ruined the game for 20% of the rest.

Sight Picture
#58 - 2012-11-04 03:46:07 UTC
Chribba wrote:
Keep up the good work!

Also, you growling pilots can say "I was there, for the big outage of Nov'2012".


I was there for the 1.5 day outage that resulted in getting presents
Thomas Gallant
Quafe Company Courier Shipping
#59 - 2012-11-04 03:46:24 UTC
I'm going to take that starting up in 30 seconds message with a VERY large grain of salt, maybe even two. Ah wait, my doctor said I needed to cut down on salt, for my blood pressure.

*repeatedly tries to log in*
Theij Musashi
Amarr Empire
#60 - 2012-11-04 03:46:50 UTC
Server starting up in 5.....4....3....2...1, Server starting up in 5...4...3...2...1, Server starting up in 5...4...3...2...1. Groundhog Day anyone?